Natural Resource Conservation

Blackhawk Hills Regional Council, formerly Blackhawk Hills Resource Conservation and Development, can assist communities, counties, and landowners in identifying solutions to natural resource conservation concerns.  Blackhawk Hills can provide contacts that offer both technical and financial resources to meet objectives.  Blackhawk Hills can also assist with:

Facilitation services
Grant writing and grant administration

Blackhawk Hills Regional Council can assist communities, counties, and landowners of Carroll, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, and Whiteside Counties with the development of projects that address issues or concerns related to natural resource conservation and protection.  Blackhawk Hills can specifically assist with areas related to:

Brownfields assessment and clean-up
Forestry management
Water supply and water quality

To view available natural resource conservation funding opportunities, please click here.  If your community or organization is interested in natural resources conservation and protection, please contact our office directly at 815-625-3854 or